In This Issue: August 26, 2016

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From the Center for Legal Education
Wildlife and Endangered Species on Public and Private Lands-The Tipping Point
Friday, Sept. 9
State Bar Center and Live Webcast
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Reduced registration fee available for Animal Law Section Members
State Bar News
Business Law Section  
Nominations Open for 2016 Business Lawyer of the Year
The Business Law Section seeks nominees that demonstrate professionalism and integrity, superior legal service, exemplary service to the Section or to business law in general, and service to the public. The deadline is Oct. 3. More information

Solo and Small Firm Section
"Drug War and Legalized Marijuana" with Darren White
Former Department of Public Safety Secretary and Bernalillo County Sheriff Darren White will present "The Journey from Drug War Warrior to Legalized Marijuana" at noon, Sept. 20, at the State Bar Center. The event is free and open to all members of the bench and bar. R.S.V.P. to Breanna Henley

Young Lawyers Division
Recruitment for YLD/UNM Mentorship Program
Serve as a mentor for the YLD/UNMSOL Mentorship Program. Mentors get to meet law students and network and catch up with old classmates and friends. To sign up, send your practice area, email address and extra information to Sean FitzPatrick.

Volunteers Needed to Draft Wills in Roswell
Help provide simple wills, powers of attorney and advanced medical directives for first responders and their spouses at a Wills For Heroes event at 8:30 a.m.-noon, Sept. 17, at Fire Station 1 in Roswell. To volunteer, contact Anna Rains.
Other News
Albuquerque Lawyers' Club
New Luncheon Season Kicks of with Judge Zamora
Judge M. Monica Zamora of the New Mexico Court of Appeals will be the guest speaker at the Albuquerque Lawyers' Club's first event of the season at noon, Sept. 7, at Season's in Albuquerque. Details are available at the Club's brand new website.
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